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Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You is a novel by writer Peter Cameron. In this novel, James Sveck has recently graduated from high school and is expected to attend Brown University in the fall. However, James finds himself dreaming of buying a house in the Midwest where he can live out his life in quiet solitude. An anti-social person by choice, James makes a number of missteps in his attempts to become independent, creating a situation in which nothing seems to work out as James had thought it would. Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You is a novel of self-exploration, of one teenager dealing not only with the perils of an uncharted future, but with the trauma of a past that he cannot face.
James Sveck works in his mother's art gallery where he spends the majority of his day with too... View more of the Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Summary